Ranulph Fiennes

Ranulph Fiennes is the only man alive ever to have travelled around the Earth's circumpolar surface (more people have been on the Moon!)

His record-breaking expeditions include travel by riverboat, hovercraft, manhaul sledge, skidoo, Land Rover and ski...

The World's Greatest Living Explorer

This is the official website of Ran Fiennes, described by The Guinness Book of Records as “the world’s greatest living explorer”. That was back in 1984 since when he has broken many more world records and led many more expeditions to remote regions.

This site is your complete resource for all aspects of Sir Ranulph's inspiring and fascinating career. For over 40 years he has lived through countless life-threatening experiences. Just reading about the many exploits of Britain’s most famous explorer is breath-taking which is why we encourage you to visit this website.

The photo of Ran and Thundu (above) on the summit of Everest is courtesy of Contreras / BBC 2009.